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  • Bob Hindal
    May 10, 2012
      Yes. I was using the betas as he released them and then upgraded to the final when he released that also. It really has me puzzled as I have never had any issues with EditPlus.




      >________________________________
      > From: Daniel Gibby <daniel.gibby@...>
      >To: editplus@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 10:57 AM
      >Subject: Re: [edit+] Zen Coding
      >
      >You have EditPlus 3.41, right?
      >
      >On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 9:57 AM, Daniel Gibby <daniel.gibby@...>wrote:
      >
      >> Me too, so that isn't it.
      >>
      >>
      >> On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 9:55 AM, Bob Hindal <boofo131@...> wrote:
      >>
      >>> **
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> Yes, sir, legally registered.
      >>>
      >>> >________________________________
      >>> > From: Daniel Gibby <daniel.gibby@...>
      >>> >To: editplus@yahoogroups.com
      >>> >Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 10:53 AM
      >>>
      >>> >Subject: Re: [edit+] Zen Coding
      >>> >
      >>> >Maybe it only shows up for registered users? Do you have a paid
      >>> >registration put into your EditPlus?
      >>> >
      >>> >On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Bob Hindal <boofo131@...> wrote:
      >>> >
      >>> >> **
      >>>
      >>> >>
      >>> >>
      >>> >> Well, I did a fresh install with default everything and it still
      >>> doesn't
      >>> >> show the checkmark for the Zen Coding. I did notice this file in the
      >>> syntax
      >>> >> files directory: zen_coding_epp.js
      >>> >>
      >>> >> Am I supposed to make a user tool for that or anything?
      >>> >>
      >>> >>
      >>> >> >________________________________
      >>> >> > From: John C Craig <jccraig@...>
      >>> >> >To: editplus@yahoogroups.com
      >>> >> >Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 9:48 AM
      >>> >>
      >>> >> >Subject: Re: [edit+] Zen Coding
      >>> >> >
      >>> >> >
      >>> >> >
      >>> >> >I use Windows 7 64-bit too. Another thought might be with any faulty
      >>> >> >syntax. For example, div*3p doesn't do anything at all when you press
      >>> the
      >>> >> >Ctrl-e shortcut key, but div*3>p does work to create the three <div>
      >>> tags
      >>> >> >each containing a paragraph. No warning or anything, just nothing
      >>> happens
      >>> >> >at all if the syntax, or cursor position for that matter, isn't
      >>> correct.
      >>> >> >However, it sounds like you're not seeing the checkmark in the menu,
      >>> so
      >>> >> >that seems like a different issue. Do you have your own modifications
      >>> to
      >>> >> >the settings, such that you copy over the new settings files after an
      >>> >> >install of EditPlus? I do this, but I didn't have the problem you're
      >>> >> >seeing. Perhaps you should try the zen immediately after a fresh
      >>> install,
      >>> >> >before you replace any of the settings and other files.
      >>> >> >
      >>> >> >On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 3:13 AM, Bob Hindal <boofo131@...>
      >>> wrote:
      >>> >> >
      >>> >> >> **
      >>> >> >>
      >>> >> >>
      >>> >> >> When I click the "Use Zen Coding" in the menu, no checkmark shows
      >>> up at
      >>> >> >> all. I tried testing it as you showed and all I get is that error
      >>> >> message
      >>> >> >> saying it isn't turned on, would I like to turn it on. I click yes,
      >>> and
      >>> >> >> still no Zen Coding. I haven't been able to get it to work since it
      >>> >> first
      >>> >> >> showed up in the beta, no matter what Zen Coding Profile I choose.
      >>> I use
      >>> >> >> Windows 7 64-bit. Would that have anything to do with it at all?
      >>> >> >>
      >>> >> >> I will try a de-install and re-install and report back here. Thank
      >>> you
      >>> >> for
      >>> >> >> the help and advice.
      >>> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >________________________________
      >>> >> >> > From: John C Craig <jccraig@...>
      >>> >> >> >To: editplus@yahoogroups.com
      >>> >> >> >Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 12:22 AM
      >>> >> >> >Subject: Re: [edit+] Zen Coding
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >Hi Bob,
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >It's working for me just fine. I went to the new "Zen Coding" menu
      >>> and
      >>> >> >> >clicked clicked "Use Zen Coding" to put a check mark by it. Next I
      >>> >> typed a
      >>> >> >> >simple line such as the following...
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >div#test
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >and then pressed Ctl-e which allowed that text to expand to this...
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> ><div id="test"></div>
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >I did notice that the cursor should be left on the same line,
      >>> >> immediately
      >>> >> >> >after the word "test", in order for the zen coding to do its
      >>> magic. If
      >>> >> I
      >>> >> >> >hit Enter first, moving the cursor to the next line, the zen
      >>> doesn't do
      >>> >> >> its
      >>> >> >> >thing.
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >As one more test, I unchecked the "Use Zen Coding" menu item and
      >>> >> repeated
      >>> >> >> >my experiment. I got the same message you described, asking if I
      >>> >> wanted to
      >>> >> >> >enable the zen coding. I said yes and the zen expansion worked. I
      >>> >> checked
      >>> >> >> >the menu item and it was once again checked.
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >If you're still having problems, maybe you should de-install and
      >>> >> >> re-install
      >>> >> >> >the latest Edit+ version. That might help.
      >>> >> >> >-John
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 11:08 PM, Bob Hindal <boofo131@...>
      >>> >> wrote:
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> **
      >>> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> Well, I tried that and all I get is an error message that says
      >>> >> something
      >>> >> >> >> like "Zen coding is not turned on, would you like to turn it
      >>> on?" I
      >>> >> >> click
      >>> >> >> >> yes and no zen coding. So, maybe I am missing more than just the
      >>> >> >> obvious?
      >>> >> >> >> er?? ;)
      >>> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >________________________________
      >>> >> >> >> > From: John Smith <john@...>
      >>> >> >> >> >To: editplus@yahoogroups.com
      >>> >> >> >> >Sent: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 6:17 PM
      >>> >> >> >> >Subject: Re: [edit+] Zen Coding
      >>> >> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> >er....menu point zen coding -> use zen coding
      >>> >> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> >have to say its not that complicated :-)
      >>> >> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> How do you enable it, though?
      >>> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >________________________________
      >>> >> >> >> >> > From: John Smith <john@... <mailto:john%40webital.de
      >>> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >To: editplus@yahoogroups.com <mailto:
      >>> editplus%40yahoogroups.com>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >Sent: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 2:33 AM
      >>> >> >> >> >> >Subject: Re: [edit+] Zen Coding
      >>> >> >> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> >> >its actually very cool, and even if you don't remember all
      >>> the
      >>> >> >> >> shortcuts
      >>> >> >> >> >> >just knowing a few can save a lot of typing
      >>> >> >> >> >> >> this video demo helps you understand how it works:
      >>> >> >> >> >> http://vimeo.com/7405114
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >> looks cool but i am wondering if i can remember these
      >>> >> shortcuts...
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >> --
      >>> >> >> >> >> >> Sent from my mobile. Ignore the typos unless they're funny.
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Bob Hindal <
      >>> boofo131@...
      >>> >> >> >> >> <mailto:boofo131%40yahoo.com>> wrote:
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>> **
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>> I haven't figured how to enable and use it yet.
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> ________________________________
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> From: mljones1947 <mljones1947@...
      >>> >> >> >> >> <mailto:mljones1947%40yahoo.com>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> To: editplus@yahoogroups.com <mailto:
      >>> >> editplus%40yahoogroups.com
      >>> >> >> >
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 11:25 PM
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> Subject: [edit+] Zen Coding
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> The latest version of EditPlus supports something called
      >>> Zen
      >>> >> >> >> >> Coding. I
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>> had no idea what that was until I just went looking for an
      >>> >> >> >> >> explanation.
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>> Here's an excerpt from Wikipedia
      >>> >> >> >> >> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zen_Coding)
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> <excerpt>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> Zen Coding uses a specific syntax in order to expand
      >>> small
      >>> >> >> >> >> snippets of
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>> code, similar to CSS selectors, into full-fledged HTML
      >>> code.
      >>> >> For
      >>> >> >> >> >> example,
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>> the sequence
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> div#page>div.logo+ul#navigation>li*5>a
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> expands into
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> <div id="page">
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> <div class="logo"></div>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> <ul id="navigation">
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> <li><a href=""></a></li>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> <li><a href=""></a></li>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> <li><a href=""></a></li>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> <li><a href=""></a></li>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> <li><a href=""></a></li>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> </ul>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> </div>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> The expand abbreviations function includes several other
      >>> >> complex
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>> functions, such as wrapping a section of code with
      >>> expanded
      >>> >> code.
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> </excerpt>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>>
      >>> >> >> >> >> >>>> Geez, I retired just in time! My feeble old brain
      >>> couldn't
      >>> >> >> handle
      >>> >> >> >> >> this
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